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When Jessica Alba Was Only 19, She Talked About Her Early Days of Stardom in This Unpublished Interview (Exclusive)

One of the most anticipated shows of the 2000 television series was James Cameron and Charles Eglee’s Dark Angel, starring Jessica Alba as Max. She was one of a dozen genetically engineered children who escaped from a government facility and tried to immerse themselves into society after a nuclear pulse weapon has wiped out most of our computer technology. Years later, Max reluctantly teams up with a video hacker to do what she can to help those in need and restore order to society, with the government always closing in on her.


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For a then nineteen-year-old, Jessica had amassed an impressive list of credits, having co-starred in the syndicated Flipper series, scored guest starring roles in such shows as Beverly Hills 90210 and Chicago Hope, and appeared in the feature films Idle Hands, She’s All That, Never Been Kissed and Sleeping Dictionary.

Early on during production of season one of Dark Angel, Jessica sat down for an interview that has remained unpublished for nearly 20 years.

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